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All the tabloids seize upon United's concession of two points at the Riverside, intimating that Chelsea and Arsenal have renewed hope in this season's title race.
The Times, meanwhile, focuses on the brief spat between Sir Alex Ferguson and Middlesbrough counterpart Gareth Southgate on Sunday. The former Boro defender insists he has "complete respect" for the United manager.
The latest transfer speculation concerns Dimitar Berbatov - the Sunday Mirror claims Spurs have put a £40million price tag on the Bulgarian striker to ward off reported suitors including United, Chelsea and Manchester City.
A fresh twist on the generally tiresome rumours linking Cristiano Ronaldo with Real Madrid suggests the Spanish side will try to sign him "on the cheap" in 2010 for £10m. AC Milan are also looking into this, according to yesterday's News of the World.